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A Survey of Campaign Finance and Lobbying Laws in the 50 States, District of Columbia, New York City, and Seattle

March 19, 2019  •  By Eric Wang  •    •  , , , ,

The Institute for Free Speech (“IFS”) has reviewed the laws in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, New York City, and Seattle regulating speech about government to determine how much of a regulatory burden each jurisdiction imposes on this core First Amendment activity. The following analysis examines each state’s laws according to 12 major issues (several of which are comprised of multiple sub-issues) that are regulated under this area.

New Anti-Privacy Law Could Seriously Harm New Jersey Organizations

June 25, 2019  •  By Meghan Brandabur  •  ,

On June 17, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed S. 150, sweeping legislation that requires nonprofit groups that speak about issues of public importance ...

Amicus Brief: Maryland Online Speech Law a “Massive Overreaction”

June 7, 2019  •  By IFS Staff  •  , ,

The Institute for Free Speech today filed an amicus brief in the online speech and press rights case, The Washington Post, et al. v. ...

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